“Westworld” TV and movie actress Evan Rachel Wood on Monday stated her former fiance, rock singer Marilyn Manson, “horrifically abused me for years.” Wood, 33, who dated Manson, 52, from round 2007 and was briefly engaged to him in 2010, made the accusation in an Instagram put up.
“The identify of my abuser is Brian Warner, additionally recognized to the world as Marilyn Manson. He began grooming me after I was a teen and horrifically abused me for years,” she wrote. “I used to be brainwashed and manipulated into submission,” Wood added.
Representatives for Manson didn’t return requests for touch upon Monday. The singer-songwriter is understood for his Gothic-inspired black outfits and heavy make-up. His hits embrace “The Dope Present” and “Private Jesus.” Wood has testified earlier than the U.S. Congress and California Senate about her expertise with home violence and rape with out figuring out who was accountable.
Requested about Wooden’s testimony in a 2020 interview with British journal Metal Hammer, Manson’s representatives stated in an announcement; “Private testimony is simply that, and we expect it is inappropriate to touch upon that… There are additionally quite a few articles over a number of years the place Evan Rachel Wood speaks very positively about her relationship with Manson.” Three different ladies on Monday additionally posted accusations on Instagram towards Manson of emotional and psychological abuse within the final 10 years.
Wooden began her profession as a baby actor in such movies as “13.” Different credit embrace “The Wrestler” and the TV sequence “Mildred Pierce.” She stated on Monday that she was “carried out dwelling in concern of retaliation, slander and blackmail… I stand with the various victims who will now not be silent.”
The actor’s representatives didn’t return a request for additional touch upon Monday. Dozens of males in leisure, politics, enterprise and sports activities have been accused of sexual misconduct or emotional abuse for the reason that #MeToo motion went viral in 2017 following a number of allegations towards Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein was sentenced in 2020 to 23 years in jail.
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